Category Archives: Repentance

The Grace Club

My daughter took The Not Even Once Club book off my shelf and wanted me to read it as a bedtime story. I can’t blame her: it has fun and inviting pictures. I told her it was not a book I … Continue reading

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Jesus Came to Save Sinners

While reading the October 2014 General Conference addresses, I was interested to read that Mormon apostle D. Todd Christofferson said, “So God does not save us ‘just as we are,’ first, because ‘just as we are’ we are unclean, and … Continue reading

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The most difficult book

I recently discovered a new witnessing tactic. Don’t get me wrong, quoting from Spencer W. Kimball’s book The Miracle of Forgiveness has been used by Christian apologists for quite some time. But instead of just quoting this book, I decided … Continue reading

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The Good News of Repentance?

In the December 2013 Ensign, Brian D. Garner of the Church Correlation Department wrote a five-page article titled “The Good News of Repentance” (pp. 40-44). As I was reading this piece—subtitled “There is great joy in heaven whenever we repent … Continue reading

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Mormons and Evangelicals Talk of Christ

On November 15 (2013), evangelical author (and seminary president emeritus) Richard Mouw addressed 2,000 young Mormons at Utah Valley University. As reported in the Deseret News’ “Evangelical leader says commonality with Mormons deeper than differences,” Dr. Mouw emphasized his discovery … Continue reading

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Good, but not true?

‎ “One of the greatest difficulties is to keep before the audience’s mind the question of Truth. They always think you are recommending Christianity not because it is true, but because it is good. And in the discussion they will … Continue reading

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The ‘Careful Finagling’ of Repentance

I read an article about repentance in the August 2009 Ensign magazine. “Mending Quilts, Mending Lives” illustrates the idea of repentance in a story about a damaged quilt. While making a quilt, one of the quilters accidentally put a hole … Continue reading

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Jesus Died and Reigns as Lord! Be Amazed!

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Heartbreak of the Mormon Gospel

In a recent article on Mormon Times, LDS author Orson Scott Card wrote a column about books. Books he’s seen, books he’s read, and “Mormon books [he’ll] do without.” Much of the article was written a bit tongue-in-cheek, but Mr. … Continue reading

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Does God forgive sins you continue to repeat?

A classic audio clip worth repeatedly promoting (3m 21s). Direct link to MP3

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